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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Maim \Maim\ (m[=a]m), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Maimed (m[=a]md);p. pr. & vb. n. Maiming.] [OE. maimen, OF. mahaignier, mehaignier, meshaignier, cf. It. magagnare, LL. mahemiare, mahennare; perh. of Celtic origin; cf. Armor. mac'ha[~n]a to mutilate, m[=a]c'ha to crowd, press; or cf. OHG. mang[=o]n to lack, perh. akin to E. mangle to lacerate. Cf. Mayhem.] 1. To deprive of the use of a limb, so as to render a person in fighting less able either to defend himself or to annoy his adversary. [1913 Webster] By the ancient law of England he that maimed any man whereby he lost any part of his body, was sentenced to lose the like part. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster] 2. To mutilate; to cripple; to injure; to disable; to impair. [1913 Webster] My late maimed limbs lack wonted might. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] You maimed the jurisdiction of all bishops. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Syn: To mutilate; mangle; cripple. [1913 Webster]Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
37 Moby Thesaurus words for "maiming": bankruptcy, breakage, breakdown, castration, collapse, crack-up, crippling, damage, demasculinization, destruction, detriment, dilapidation, disablement, disrepair, effeminization, emasculation, encroachment, harm, hobbling, hurt, hurting, impairment, incapacitation, infringement, injury, inroad, loss, mayhem, mischief, mutilation, ruination, ruinousness, sabotage, scathe, sickening, spoiling, weakening
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